Carabodes femoralis

Carabodes femoralis is a species of mite in the family Carabodidae. It was originally described as a species of Tegeocranus in 1855 by Swiss lithographer and entomologist Hercule Nicolet. It feeds on the fruit bodies of the bolete mushroom Boletus badius.[1]

Carabodes femoralis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Oribatida
Family: Carabodidae
Genus: Carabodes
Species:
C. femoralis
Binomial name
Carabodes femoralis
(Nicolet, 1855)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schneider K, Renker C, Maraun M (2005). "Oribatid mite (Acari, Oribatida) feeding on ectomycorrhizal fungi". Mycorrhiza. 16 (1): 67–72. doi:10.1007/s00572-005-0015-8. PMID 16133254.